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Technical Services Supervisor, Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA


The Morse Institute Library has reopened its search for its next Technical Services Supervisor. The position oversees the overall functioning of the Technical Services department, as well as supervision of Technical Services staff. 

A candidate for this position will have experience with cataloging and metadata, knowledge of current technologies pertinent to library applications including integrated library systems (Sierra), familiarity with vendors including (but not limited to) Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and considerable familiarity with current developments in the field of Library Science. 

The Technical Services Supervisor will work as a member of the library’s leadership team to promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all library staff. The candidate will also be able to prepare and present complex technical and statistical reports as relates to their department. The Technical Services Supervisor will have opportunities for professional development, and the chance to work on special projects as desired, or as designated by library administration. The library will be starting a year-long diversity audit of its collections, and the Technical Services Supervisor will be an integral part of this project. The library also maintains a Library of Things collection, and there will be opportunities to add to and enhance this collection in the coming months. 

The Morse Institute Library values diversity in backgrounds and experiences, and the library’s leadership team is committed to an empathetic and supportive work environment. The Library is deliberate and self-reflective about the team we are building, and we are seeking professionals who are not only strong in their own aptitudes but care deeply about supporting the growth of all library employees. 

The Technical Services Supervisor must have earned a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited institution; must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a library setting with increasing levels of supervisory responsibilities; and must have the ability to work well in a team environment, with excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills. In exceptional circumstances, specialized education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirements. 

This is a full-time position starting at $36.37/hr. This is a full-time non-exempt position. The Town of Natick offers excellent employee benefits. 

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